Who's Playing

Oregon State @ USC

Current Records: Oregon State 2-1; USC 2-1

What to Know

The USC Trojans and the Oregon State Beavers will face off in a Pac-12 clash at 10:30 p.m. ET Sept. 25 at United Airlines Field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. After these two teams made easy work of their previous opponents, one of them is set up to suffer a discouraging change of fortune.

USC took their matchup against the Washington State Cougars last week by a conclusive 45-14 score. The contest was all but wrapped up at the end of the third, by which point the Trojans had established a 35-14 advantage. WR Drake London was the offensive standout of the game for USC, catching 13 passes for two TDs and 170 yards.

USC's defense was a presence as well, as it collected two interceptions and two fumbles. The picks came courtesy of S Calen Bullock and CB Jayden Williams.

Meanwhile, Oregon State kept a clean sheet against the Idaho Vandals last week and took the game 42 to nothing. The matchup was pretty much decided by the half, when the score had already reached 28 to nothing.

USC is the favorite in this one, with an expected 11-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (2-0), so they might be worth a quick bet.

The wins brought both teams up to an identical 2-1. A pair of defensive numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: The Trojans are stumbling into the contest with the 169th most passing yards allowed per game in the nation, having given up 240.7 on average. The Beavers have experienced some passing struggles of their own as they are 187th worst in the nation in passing yards allowed per game, with 254.3 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: United Airlines Field at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum -- Los Angeles, California
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $19.99


The Trojans are a big 11-point favorite against the Beavers, according to the latest college football odds.

Bettors have moved against the Trojans slightly, as the game opened with the Trojans as a 13-point favorite.

Over/Under: -112

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Series History

USC have won both of the games they've played against Oregon State in the last seven years.

  • Nov 03, 2018 - USC 38 vs. Oregon State 21
  • Oct 07, 2017 - USC 38 vs. Oregon State 10